A finance and marketing MBA student from Columbus, Ohio...

Mike Day

2005 Ultimate Tournament of Champions Round 1 player: $5,000.
1985 Tournament of Champions quarterfinalist: $1,000.
Season 1 5-time champion: $53,500.

Michael played a single-player Final Jeopardy! in his fourth game.

The signaling device lockout system was instituted after Michael used a strategy of continually jiggling the signaling button throughout the game in his original five games in order to ring in first on virtually every clue. This is described in The Jeopardy! Book (pages 59-60) and in Harry Eisenberg's exposé (page 75 of the first edition and page 79 of the revised edition).

Jeopardy! Message Board user name: MikeDay

Mike appeared in the following archived game:
#153, aired 1985-04-10 Mike Day vs. Monte Wasch vs. Mimi Schmidt Mike Day game 2.
Mike would later appear on Jeopardy! as Michael Day in the following archived game:
#310, aired 1985-11-15 Michael Day vs. Nathan Walpow vs. Ron Black 1985 Tournament of Champions quarterfinal game 5.

[player statistics]

The J! Archive is created by fans, for fans. The Jeopardy! game show and all elements thereof, including but not limited to copyright and trademark thereto, are the property of Jeopardy Productions, Inc. and are protected under law. This website is not affiliated with, sponsored by, or operated by Jeopardy Productions, Inc. Join the discussion at JBoard.tv.